• 22 2018 January

    Passing of Media Freedom Activist Libby Lloyd

    The Board, staff and friends of SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are devastated by the untimely passing of Libby Lloyd last night (18 January). She is known to many of us...

  • 16 2018 January

    The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa welcome the appointment of the new SABC COO

    The SOS Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa warmly welcome the news of the appointment of new SABC COO Chris Maroleng, subject to final security vetting processes. We stand behind the board in making critical appointments...

  • 15 2017 December

    PRESS STATEMENT: SABC Strike

        Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition (SOS) note the strike action by the Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) and the Communication Workers Union (CWU) that...

  • 13 2017 November

    MMA and SOS Official statement on the ongoing Bemawu strike action at the SABC

    MMA and SOS note the intensifying strike action by Broadcasting, Electronic, Media & Allied Workers Union (BEMAWU) beginning 2 November 2017.  We support the right of workers to strike. As a broad coalition, however, SOS...

  • 19 2017 October

    Remembering Black Wednesday 40 years on!

    Just a short video to remind us all of the journey we’re on. For some, this journey began 40 years ago, and for others it began yesterday. As we commemorate Black Wednesday from all corners...

Media Releases

Passing of Media Freedom Activist Libby Lloyd

January 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Board, staff and friends of SOS Support Public Broadcasting Coalition and Media Monitoring Africa are devastated by the untimely passing of Libby Lloyd last night (18 January). She is known to many of us...

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PRESS STATEMENT: SABC Strike

December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Remembering Black Wednesday 40 years on!

October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

News Articles

The below is the prsentataion by SOS in Paranelent’s Add Hock Inquiry into the SABC on 14 Dec 2016 Note: The SOS Sgement starts at 2h and 56min. Context Firstly, the crisis of independent and...

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SABC-MultiChoice deal is effectively a merger

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Picture a SABC that does its job

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments